We are here for our members and are highly committed to the sector. All of our programs and events are developed by the sector, for the sector.


Leadership Programs

Our Leadership Programs are designed to help you continue to learn, develop and evolve as a leader in a local government context, no matter what stage of your career you're in.

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CONFERENCES

Like all of our professional development opportunities, our conferences are uniquely local government and designed to help you connect, learn and grow in your career.

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MANAGEMENT CHALLENGE

Get a team together and challenge yourselves with this simulation-based team-building, learning and networking program using real local government themes.

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SHORT PROGRAMS

Ranging from a half-day upskill or a more in-depth two-day session, our Short Programs are an effective, efficient and affordable way to develop new skills and enhance your career.

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EXCELLENCE AWARDS

Our Excellence Awards recognise outstanding achievement and innovation in local government, contributing to the advancement and improvement of the sector.

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IN-HOUSE TRAINING

We offer off the shelf and bespoke In-house Training solutions to meet the diverse needs of your council. We can arrange for any of our programs to be delivered on-site for your convenience.

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COACHING SERVICES

Our Coaching Services can help you progress to the next phase of your careers. Whether you’re looking for team coaching or a 1:1 coaching engagement, we can help you get started.

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Upcoming Programs

    • 24 Mar 2020
    • 9:00 AM (UTC+10:30)
    • 10 Nov 2020
    • 5:00 PM (UTC+10:30)
    • ASC - Harmer House, Level 2, 5 Leigh Street, Adelaide
    • 0


    The LG Professionals SA Ignite Program is a leadership learning path for supervisors, team leaders and coordinators in local government across South Australia.

    The focus of the program is to enable those who have limited experience in managing and leading people to develop the competencies required to be successful in their role. 

    Download the Brochure.

    Registrations at our events and programs are open to Local Government Professionals Australia, SA members, council employees, employees of regional subsidiaries and Local Government Professionals Australia, SA invited guests unless specified otherwise on the event or program brochure.


    • 04 Jun 2020
    • (UTC+09:30)
    • 04 Dec 2020
    • (UTC+10:30)
    • 8 sessions
    • Live Virtual Classroom (via Zoom)
    • 0
    Registration is closed


    SOLD OUT - this intake has reached capacity. Please register to join our waitlist in case any places become available.

    The Emerging Leaders Program (ELP) is a program aimed to provide participants with a greater level of comprehension and understanding of local government; increased understanding of leadership concepts and practices and how to integrate these learnings into the workplace, increased confidence; enhanced self-awareness; an appreciation of and an ability to work with different personality types; the opportunity to challenge their assumptions. 

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    • 22 Oct 2020
    • 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM (UTC+10:30)
    • Virtual (via Zoom)
    • 24
    Registration is closed


    Join us and experience the Live Virtual Classroom (LVC) used for our Ignite Program.

    Tony Stone, Managing Director of ASC Training & Development will provide an overview of the Ignite Program learning outcomes and demonstration of the Live Virtual Classroom (LVC) environment. You will also have the opportunity to ask any questions you may have about the program and online environment.

    We will also be joined by some of our 2020 cohort who will share their experiences from this years program.

    This online session is for:

    • Prospective participants interested in learning more about the Ignite program
    • Managers/Team Leaders who are thinking about enrolling their staff in the program
    • 28 Oct 2020
    • (UTC+10:30)
    • 05 Nov 2020
    • (UTC+10:30)
    • 2 sessions
    • Live Virtual Classroom
    • 3
    Register


    This course will provide you with the knowledge and skills to improve your time management approach to your daily and weekly workload—work smarter, not harder!

    You’ll dive into issues that are preventing you from reaching optimum effectiveness and develop a range of techniques and strategies to better manage your time and get more out of your day.


    Registrations at our events and programs are open to Local Government Professionals Australia, SA members, council employees, employees of regional subsidiaries and Local Government Professionals Australia, SA invited guests unless specified otherwise on the event or program brochure.



    • 04 Nov 2020
    • 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM (UTC+10:30)
    • Virtual (via Zoom)
    • 30
    Register


    Join LG Professionals SA and Ross Morriss, Director of Strategic Partnerships at UniSA, for a virtual information session on our Strategic Management Program. The session will provide an overview of the program learning outcomes and provide attendees with the opportunity to ask any questions about the program and online learning environment. 

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    • 30 Nov 2020
    • (UTC+10:30)
    • 25 Mar 2021
    • (UTC+10:30)
    • 9 sessions
    • Live Virtual Classroom (Zoom)
    Register


    Developed in partnership with UniSA and local government experts, the Strategic Management Program (SMP) has been designed to increase the skills and capabilities of leaders and managers in local government.

    Participants will build high-level leadership and management skills within a local government context, and learn technical skills to manage business functions and enhance innovation, strategic thinking, business acumen and operational excellence. 

    Download the 2020 Prospectus.

    Registrations at our events and programs are open to Local Government Professionals Australia, SA members, council employees, employees of regional subsidiaries and Local Government Professionals Australia, SA invited guests unless specified otherwise on the event or program brochure.

    • 02 Feb 2021
    • (UTC+10:30)
    • 09 Apr 2021
    • (UTC+09:30)
    • 10 sessions
    • Module 1: Rural - Clare Country Club | Module 2: City Location TBC
    • 12
    Register

    What role will you play in the future of local government?

    With a complex and continuously evolving sector, it is now more essential than ever that local government is prepared for the future. New services, new skills, local and global impacts and the ever-changing digital landscape have fundamentally changed expectations of both the nature and delivery of services.

    On completion of this program, participants will be able to:

    • Make progress on complex problems in an agile way
    • Navigate rapidly changing and evolving environments
    • Collaborate and work more effectively with different stakeholder groups
    • Make better decisions in uncertain, complex and ambiguous situations
    • Manage their energy to best serve their communities
    • See and consider multiple perspectives
    • Be more conscious of what is personally holding them back from delivering to their full potential

    This program is for accomplished Executives (Chief Executive Officers, Directors and General Managers and other Senior Leaders) in regional and metropolitan councils and subsidiaries who are seeking to expand their thinking and leadership impact.

    Download 2021 Prospectus


    Registration at our events and programs are open to Local Government Professionals Australia, SA members, council employees, employees of regional subsidiaries and Local Government Professionals Australia, SA invited guests.


    • 02 Feb 2021
    • (UTC+10:30)
    • 07 Dec 2021
    • (UTC+10:30)
    • 12 sessions
    • Live Virtual Classroom (via Zoom)
    • 19
    Register


    The LG Professionals SA Ignite Program is a leadership learning path for supervisors, team leaders and coordinators in local government across South Australia.

    The focus of the program is to enable those who have limited experience in managing and leading people to develop the competencies required to be successful in their role. 

    Download the 2021 Prospectus.

    Registrations at our events and programs are open to Local Government Professionals Australia, SA members, council employees, employees of regional subsidiaries and Local Government Professionals Australia, SA invited guests unless specified otherwise on the event or program brochure.


    • 27 May 2021
    • (UTC+09:30)
    • 03 Dec 2021
    • (UTC+10:30)
    • 10 sessions
    • Various Locations - TBA
    • 27
    Registration is closed


    The Emerging Leaders Program (ELP) is a program aimed to provide participants with a greater level of comprehension and understanding of local government; increased understanding of leadership concepts and practices and how to integrate these learnings into the workplace, increased confidence; enhanced self-awareness; an appreciation of and an ability to work with different personality types; the opportunity to challenge their assumptions. 

    Registrations at our events and programs are open to Local Government Professionals Australia, SA members, council employees, employees of regional subsidiaries and Local Government Professionals Australia, SA invited guests unless specified otherwise on the event or program brochure.

Mailing Address:  5 Hauteville Tce EASTWOOD SA 5063   Phone: 8291-7990;   Fax: 8451-1568   E-mail: admin@lgprofessionalssa.org.au


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